Voice-off: Siri vs. Android

Android had voice commands first, but Apple's Siri comes on strong. Can Android 4 and Windows Phone 7 'Mango' keep up?
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The InfoWorld voice-recognition challenge

The iPhone 4S's Siri has captured the public's imagination, yet Android has long supported voice-based search, as does Windows Phone "Mango." So which is best? InfoWorld had Ken Marquis -- a former actor, TV producer, and frequent emcee with that "radio voice" -- test several queries to give each device its best chance to interpret and respond correctly.

We soon discovered "Mango" can't take dictation except for text messages, so our dictation voice-off is between just Siri and Android. But "Mango" competed in our response voice-off.

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Comparison: Smartphone face-off

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